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Adding users for VMWare

Posted on 2014-07-29
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I have 2 VMware ESxi servers and a few virual boxes.  I want to add a user with less than admin permissions. This user needs to be able for now to configure a VMserver and reboot it.  eventually it will just need reboot permissions.  There are read-only and administrator.  If I grant read-only will the user still be able to configure the server and reboot the machine?
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Yes, you can define it in roles on permissions tab. create a new role and select VM level activities allowed.

No read only user can only view top level, cant even see VM edit level features.
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OK then the only other choice is administrator. Its not letting me define a new group  Is there a way to create a new permission?  I'm user the VShhere Client.
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I found it thanks.
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Thanks. It took a bit to find it but once I did - it worked.
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